Icon #35 (Mar. 1996):
by Dwayne McDuffie, M. D. Bright, Romeo Tanghal

Icon #35

Title: “Arena?”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1996

Publisher: DC Milestone Media
Written by: Dwayne McDuffie
Art by: M. D. Bright, Romeo Tanghal

8 characters in this story:

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and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Rocket Rocket (Raquel Ervin)
(lead character)
  black; The Shadow Cabinet... 
[Icon's partner]
DC Milestone Media 58
Icon Icon (Augustus Freeman) hero
CBR Scale: I alien
The Shadow Cabinet DC Milestone Media 73
Noble supporting character
  [with Raquel (who became Rocket), tried to rob Icon's house] DC Milestone Media 8
Rocket Darnice supporting character
  [Rocket's close friend; temporarily replaced her as "Rocket"] DC Milestone Media 10
Amistad Augustus Ervin Amistad Augustus Ervin supporting character
[child of teenage mom super-heroine Rocket]
DC Milestone Media 6
The Yoongar The Yoongar villain group
CBR Scale: D alien
[alien race] DC Milestone Media 3
Yoongar leader villain
CBR Scale: D alien
Yoongar DC Milestone Media 2
unnamed Yoongar accountant villain
CBR Scale: D alien
[was first to battle Rocket one-on-one]
DC Milestone Media 1

Summary (from

Rocket's confront the leader of the Yoongar on the armada's flagship. The Yoongar let Rocket battle them one warrior at a time. Darnice checks on Noble and Amistad. Darmice kisses Noble. Rocket battles with the Yoongar accountant. Rocket defeats the first Yoongar warrior, an accountant. She defeats six Yoongar before Icon arrives to help.